Jim James, the eclectic frontman of indie rock band My Morning Jacket, teams up with conductor Teddy Abrams for a special performance of their orchestral song cycle The Order of Nature in the stunning acoustics of Benaroya Hall. The first half of the evening features John Wiliams’ Overture to The Cowboys and Aaron Copland’s Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo.
An unusually versatile musician, Teddy Abrams is the widely-acclaimed Music Director of the Louisville Orchestra and Music Director and Conductor of the Britt Festival Orchestra. A tireless advocate for the power of music.
Jim James has spent the better part of almost two decades as the lead singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist of My Morning Jacket. Through seven studio albums, My Morning Jacket has grown into one of the most acclaimed rock and roll bands in the world.
Led by Music Director Thomas Dausgaard, the Seattle Symphony unleashes the power of music, brings people together and lifts the human spirit. Recognized as one of the “most vital American orchestras” (NPR), the Seattle Symphony is internationally acclaimed for its inventive programming, community-minded initiatives and superb recordings on the Seattle Symphony Media label.